Monthly Archives: December 2010

Mistakes Are Sometimes Overrated

          Any undertaking should be pursued with diligence and our steadfast desire to do the best we can. In that way we are bestowed with a deep sense of pride. It still remains, however, that mistakes will be made. When we … Continue reading

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Choose Faith Over Fear

Life is the only process I can think of where we have the test first and then are taught the lesson.  At times the lesson can be painful.  Great leaders and those adept at self leadership, knowing that life can … Continue reading

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Manifest a Positive New Year’s Resolution

As the year comes to a close, some of us will be making New Year resolutions. If you intend to do so consider this observation. We seem to be programmed to make resolutions that are inherently negative – all manner … Continue reading

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There is a Dignity to Work

          In the coming months, I will detail a number of the reasons we find work such an enriching endeavor- why it is such an important aspect of our lives. Not to sound Pollyannaish, the fact is few of us … Continue reading

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First Practice Humility

I was recently flipping through a book on leadership. In one chapter the author set out what he considered to be the most important characteristics of a leader. By conservative count there must have been 20 attributes listed. I thought … Continue reading

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A Compelling Leadership Tool

I have a dear friend who is a genius at branding.  He taught me that when you brand something – a company for example, the key question to answer is not “what you do” but “who you are.”  A great … Continue reading

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